Tag Archive: Submission

Feb 19 2017

Statement of Purpose 2017-18

Statement of Purpose: Traditional vs Kinky In the vanilla world, a statement of purpose is something graduate schools ask applicants to write to demonstrate their aptitude, interest and suitability for the programme to which they are applying. In the world of power exchange, a Statement of Purpose is a document an s-type engaged in self-training …

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Feb 06 2017

Site Review: Submissive Guide

General Description SubmissiveGuide.com is a resource site for submissives (or any s-type) with an enormous amount of information, articles and advice on any subject a lower-case person could desire. It has been active since 2009. Features Everything. No, really. If you’re an s-type and you want to know about something, this site probably has some …

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Jan 08 2017

Sub Journal 007: Revelations of the Past Year

007. What have you learned about yourself in the past year that surprises you? I’ve learned that I can be committed and passionate about something if it means a great deal to me. The website and podcast are what have shown me this. Previously, I’ve lost interest in other projects or hobbies after a few …

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May 14 2016

No-Limits Submission with Pepper Pots

This writing was the subject of some controversy on Fetlife, there was discussion about the use of the phrase ‘no-limits’ in place of consensual non-consent. Or whether it was even possible to ethically have a CNC relationship. Janet W. Hardy would say it’s not possible, because a top would always be able to read the …

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Jan 31 2016

Where I am Led Month 04

Similar to the previous three months, these are the most thought-provoking (for me) posts from the previous months’ prompts from the Where I am Led workbook by Christina ‘slavette’ Parker. This month had five weeks’ worth of prompts, which is five guideposts and writing assignments each and ten weekly thoughts to choose from. Weekly Guidepost …

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Nov 22 2015

Where I am Led Month 03

Similar to the previous two months, these are the most thought-provoking (for me) posts from the previous month’s prompts from the Where I am Led workbook. This month had four weeks’ worth of prompts, which is four guideposts and writing assignments each and eight weekly thoughts to choose from. Weekly Guidepost Integrity. Your actions are …

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Oct 25 2015

Where I am Led Month 02

Similar to last month, these are the most thought-provoking (for me) posts from the previous month’s prompts from Where I am Led: A Service Exploration Workbook. This month had four weeks’ worth of prompts, which is four guideposts and writing assignments each and eight weekly thoughts to choose from. I couldn’t narrow it down to …

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Sep 20 2015

Where I am Led Month 01

A little over a month ago I started Where I Am Led: A Service Exploration Workbook by Christina “slavette” Parker. The book is set up to be completed over a year’s time, which I like. I’m not sure how I feel about some of the monthly assignments, which you’re supposed to learn how to do …

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Jul 11 2015

Motivations of Submission with chinaone

As I’ve mentioned, I’m a service-oriented submissive, and have been since I was fourteen (even if I didn’t know what it was called). However, not all submission comes from the same place and people don’t always submit for the same reasons. Chinaone from FetLife talks about a type of submission that differs from mine, authority-oriented …

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Jul 01 2015

Auguries of Innocence 03

Jun 30 2015

The Diary of a Submissive

Sophie Morgan was a journalist in a small town in England. At university she met a young American man who spanked her bottom quite hard with a hairbrush. (But she just loved it.) And a belt. (Loved that, too.) The American had to return to the States, as will happen, but now our good Miss …

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Jun 28 2015

Submissive Journal Prompts 001

The last Sunday of each month I will post a submissive journal prompt and my response to it. This month the prompt comes from this page. Other prompts will come from this page, which has hundreds to choose from. 001. Are you a natural submissive or a learned submissive or both? I’m naturally very submissive …

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Jun 27 2015

Reasons to Submit with Brittunculi

This week’s Mentor post is from FetLife member Brittunculi, who is in a D/s relationship with Innermind. I’ve posted his work before and I’m sure I will do again. They both write extensively and articulately about their relationship–about how power exchange looks and feels from both sides of the slash–and it’s clear that there is …

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Jun 10 2015

Auguries of Innocence 02

May 26 2015

The New Bottoming Book

Like The New Topping Book, this is an updated version of a previous book (this time it was The Bottoming Book: How to Get Terrible Things Done to You by Wonderful People). The edition I read was published in 2001, roughly ten years after the original. Both books are by BDSM veterans Dossie Easton and Janet …

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May 14 2015

So Mind Yourself

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